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Darvel (East Ayrshire, Scotland) DAB transmitter

sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps55.579,-4.291 or 55°34'45"N 4°17'26"W


This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Darvel (East Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter.

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Tuesday, 22 September 2020
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Chris.SE
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7:31 AM

George :

You've posted on the DAB radio page, but no problem. We'd need a full postcode to look at you predicted reception but as your neighbour is having the same issues it's more likely the cause is there's some "Tropospheric Ducting" around causing interference, see https://www.radioandtvhelp.co.uk/help-guides/television/effect-of-tropospheric-ducting-on-freeview for a simplistic explanation.
It can be quite variable, come and go within seconds, minutes or hours. It has been particularly strong recently which can as you've discovered wipe out your reception. Climate change is likely to mean these sort of events could be more common.
Currently it may continue on and off for a day or two more.

Please note that this is an independent help site. You should not retune whilst you have no signal or badly pixellated pictures as this usually just clears the correct tuning and you have to repeat the retune when signals stabilise.

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